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Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.288
 
Career Avg.
.280
Name  Yan Gomes
Born  7/19/1987
Height  6-2
Weight  215
Number  10
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/16/2014 11:52:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against the Astros on Tuesday.
Insight: Gomes hit a single in the fourth that Lonnie Chisenhall was able to score on after Astros left fielder Robbie Grossman committed a throwing error. Then, Gomes hit a two-run homer in the sixth to basically seal the victory. Gomes is batting .286 with 19 home runs and 64 RBI this season.
 
9/11/2014 3:05:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against the Twims on Thursday.
Insight: Gomes hit a solo homer in the second and then a bases-loaded double in the third that scored two. Gomes has had a good season, hitting .288 with 18 home runs, 62 RBI and 56 runs.
 
9/6/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is a career 0-for-9 with five strikeouts against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Gomes has actually been much better in the second half, unlike many catchers who begin to tire for the workload. He's batted .354 with a .947 OPS in 61 games after the break. However, this matchup should be avoided.
 
8/29/2014 4:29:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes (concussion) has been activated for Friday's game withKansas City.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion when a foul ball hit him in the mask last Thursday. He is hitting .284 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI this season and become a viable fantasy option.
 
8/28/2014 7:29:00 PM
Description: Indians manager Terry Francona said Thursday that Yan Gomes (concussion) is set to be activated on Friday.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion when a foul ball hit him in the mask last Thursday. The catcher has been symptom-free for a while, but he will go through some pre-game tests before the official decision is made. In 109 games, Gomes is hitting .284 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI this season.
 
8/23/2014 4:51:00 PM
Description: The Indians have placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion Thursday after being hit by a foul tip. In his first season as Cleveland's full-time starter, Gomes has hit .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .800 OPS and he has batted .320 with 10 homers, 30 RBI, 25 runs and a .914 OPS in his last 49 games. Roberto Perez will catch until Gomes is ready to return, with Carlos Santana serving as an emergency backup.
 
8/22/2014 5:56:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes has been diagnosed with a mild concussion, according to Jordan Bastian of mlb.com.
Insight: Gomes left Thursday's game with the injury, but he's feeling better Friday and won't be placed on the 7-day disabled list yet. In his first season as Cleveland's full-time starter, Gomes has hit .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .800 OPS and he has batted .320 with 10 homers, 30 RBI, 25 runs and a .914 OPS in his last 49 games. Roberto Perez will catch until Gomes is ready to return, with Carlos Santana serving as an emergency backup.
 
8/22/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes left Thursday's game (head) and is not in the lineup for Friday's game against Houston.
Insight: He could end up on the 7-day concussion list. Roberto Perez should get most of the work behind the plate. He batted .305 in 53 games at Columbus and is hitting .294 in very limited at-bats with the Indians.
 
Hot8/21/2014 3:31:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes left Thursday's game with an illness according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com.
Insight: He went 0-for-2 in the game before exiting for Roberto Perez in the bottom of the sixth. Gomes is listed day-to-day.
 
Hot8/20/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Twins.
Insight: Roberto Perez is getting the start. Gomes has batted .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .804 OPS this season, making him one of the top fantasy backstops. Jonathan Lucroy played this afternoon and Gomes, Devin Mesoraco and Buster Posey are all sitting Wednesday night, so daily league owners don't have a lot of options at catcher behind Victor Martinez.
 
Hot8/6/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday at Cincinnati.
Insight: In his last 39 games, Gomes has launched nine homers, driven in 27 runs, scored 22 and batted .333. He ranks as the third best fantasy catcher on Yahoo's player rater.
 
Hot8/4/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes (neck) went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Monday in his return to the lineup.
Insight: Gomes was out of the starting nine that past two games due to stiffness in his neck. He's hit .328 with 11 doubles, eight homers and 25 RBI in his last 37 games.
 
Hot8/4/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is in the lineup Monday.
Insight: Gomes missed the past two games due to stiffness in his neck. He's hit .331 with 11 doubles, seven homers, 23 RBI and a .941 OPS in his last 36 games.
 
Hot8/2/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Just a routine day off. Gomes has hit safely in 15 of his last 16 games, batting .390 with a 1.071 OPS over the span.
 
Hot7/27/2014 5:31:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBI Sunday.
Insight: Gomes has hit .439 with three home runs in his last 12 games. Between Gomes and Carlos Santana, the Indians have two catchers who rank in the top five at the position in home runs.
 
Hot7/20/2014 8:33:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes hit his fourth home run of the month Sunday at Detroit.
Insight: Gomes has batted .319 with eight extra-base hits in July to raise his average up to .273 and his OPS to .776 on the year. He ranks in the top five among catchers with 13 home runs.
 
7/13/2014 4:41:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Sunday against the White Sox.
Insight: Gomes has blasted 12 homers this season, fifth among backstops.
 
7/7/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes has homered in two straight games.
Insight: Gomes is tied for fifth among catchers with 11 dingers this season.
 
6/16/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is not in Monday's starting lineup. George Kottaras will be his replacement.
Insight: Gomes is playing better than expected with seven homers, 23 RBI and a .708 OPS in 60 games this season, providing fantasy owners with a quality backstop. Kottaras is a career .217 hitter, but is 4-for-9 this season with three homers in his three starts.
 
6/9/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is not in Monday's starting lineup. The job will be handled by George Kottaras.
Insight: Gomes is playing better than expected with seven homers, 22 RBI and a .758 OPS in 54 games this season, providing fantasy owners with a quality backstop. Kottaras is a career .216 hitter.